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January 3rd, 2013

Tacoma Hotel

Headquarters Hotel Reserve Your Room for the SHOT Annual Meeting Today We are pleased to announce that you can start reserving rooms at the Hotel Murano, the headquarters hotel for the SHOT Annual Meeting, 30 September – 3 October 2010. All of the sessions and events for the2010�Annual Meeting will be at the�Murano. Centrally located…

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January 3rd, 2013

Tacoma Events

Special Events Events at the Annual Meeting "…a fantastically run conference. The accommodations, organization, and execution were all excellent." -Attendee of the 2009 SHOT Annual Meeting Opening Plenary and Reception Our annual meeting will kick off with events at the Tacoma Art Museum on Thursday evening, 30 September.�At 6.30 pm, we will have an opening…

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January 3rd, 2013

Airport Travel

Travel Between SeaTac and Downtown Tacoma There are several options for delegates traveling between Sea-Tac International Airport and downtown Tacoma. Private Transportation Options Capital Aeroporter, (800)-962-3579. This service is offering SHOT members a special convention rate for travel between the airport and the Hotel Murano. For SHOT attendees booking individually, the one-way fare is $25.00…

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January 3rd, 2013

Tacoma Beyond Shot

Tacoma Beyond SHOT Near the Hotel… The Tacoma Art Museum is dedicated to connecting people through art, and showcasing and collecting Northwest art. The museum features framed views of Mt. Rainier and a series of elegant galleries that wrap around an open-air interior stone garden. The galleries showcase traveling national and international exhibitions, as well…

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January 3rd, 2013

Tacoma Meeting Overview

Welcome to Tacoma "…a stimulating arena where scholars from different places but with similar interests can meet and forge intellectual and social ties." -Arne Kaijser, SHOT President SHOT 2010 30 September – 3 October 2010 For engineering students and historians of technology, Tacoma may be most often associated with the spectacular collapse of the first…

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December 21st, 2012

Cleveland Travel

Getting to & Around Cleveland Continental Airlines, which operates a hub at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport, has agreed to provide discounts to SHOT meeting attendees. The discounts range from 2-10% off the price of the ticket, plus an additional 3% discount if the tickets are booked on Continental’s website. Please use the offer code ZK9Y803338…

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December 21st, 2012

Cleveland Tours

SHOT 2011 Tours and Special Activities The following is a summary of the tours and special activities scheduled during this year’s Annual Meeting in Cleveland. Please click here for complete details (PDF). Because the tours are very popular and sell out quickly, you may want to register as soon as possible in order to avoid…

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December 21st, 2012

Cleveland SIGS

SHOT 2011: SIG Events Albatrosses The Albatrosses, whose interests cover all things related to aviation and aerospace, will have an informal breakfast on Sunday morning followed by a roundtable session highlighting the current research of grad students and young scholars. To join the Albatrosses email list, send a short email Robert Ferguson. SIGCIS The SIG…

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December 21st, 2012

Tech Support

Technical Support for Presenters Audio-Visual Support Thanks to Case Western Reserve University, each session room at the meeting will be equipped with a digital projector and screen.� Speakers planning to use PowerPoint should make sure that they (or someone on their panel) will bring a laptop that can connect to the digital projector.� Should you…

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December 21st, 2012

Cleveland Sessions

Session Schedule The program committee (chaired by Eda Kranakis) has put together an outstanding line-up of sessions.�You will not only be able to hear papers on timely topics such as the disaster at the Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan, but also on topics ranging from superconductivity to technology and the body to the Tao…

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